January 19, 2014
Calles Seguras Para Peatones (Streets that are Safe for Pedestrians) and Salud y Diseño Urbano (Health and Community Design) are part of a packet that includes the following:
- A Fact Sheet that addresses pedestrian safety issues with a special focus on the disproportionate number of Latino pedestrians hit by motor vehicles in California. (Calles Seguras Para Peatones)
- A fact sheet that discusses how physical inactivity and poor community design have been contributing factors in the increase of diabetes in California adults, especially among the Latino population. (Salud y Diseño Urbano)
- A walkability checklist that community leaders can use with members of their communities to identify street deficiencies in their neighborhoods
- Safety tip cards for pedestrians and bicyclists.
This information is available in both English and Spanish. To receive hard copies, please call CivicWell at 916-448-1198 ext 325.
This project was funded through an environmental justice grant from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Project support was provided by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG).